Tag: Poultry

Pros and Cons of Deep-Litter Bedding

Pros and Cons of Deep-Litter Bedding

How do you keep animals healthy when they must be housed? Deep-litter bedding offers a solution.

15 Gifts for the Country Living Enthusiast

15 Gifts for the Country Living Enthusiast

Make this year’s gifts meaningful with something they can use in their country living adventure.

The Broody Hen vs. the Incubator

The Broody Hen Versus the Incubator

Natural chick hatching or high-tech precision? Both methods have advantages.

Heritage Livestock Breed Comparison Charts

Heritage Livestock Breeds Comparison Charts

We recently linked to the Pick-a-Chick chart from the Livestock Conservancy, allowing prospective chicken keepers to compare the characteristics of heritage breeds at a glance. The Livestock Conservancy has many […]

How to Welcome Your Mail-Order Chicks

How to Welcome Your Mail-Order Chicks

Are you expecting baby chicks in the mail? Review these steps to get them off to a great start.

Pick-a-Chick

Pick-a-Chick

Looking for the best breed of chicken to raise this year? How about a heritage breed? Heritage chicken breeds may not reach the egg or meat production levels of commercial […]

Kansas Ag Connection

Kansas Ag Connection

Looking for a good way to keep up with daily agriculture-related headlines? Give Kansas Ag Connection a try! Subscribers to On the Range, our weekly country living update (read more), […]

An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

Thinking about starting a farm with heritage breeds? If you are new to this topic, you may enjoy An Introduction to Heritage Breeds: Saving and Raising Rare-Breed Livestock and Poultry […]

Collie

Collie

The Collie shares the same heritage as the rest of the sheepdogs of the British Isles. It traces back to the herding mastiffs of the invading Roman armies under Julius […]

Stockdog Savvy

Stockdog Savvy

Many a dog lover has watched a good Border Collie at work and gone home with a passion for herding. But if you haven’t grown up with working stockdogs, training […]